Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), which is the largest Public/Private Health initiative ever and Rotary is a founding member, has updated the Wild Polio Cases in 2018: 2018 Wild Polio Endemic Cases: 33 – (22 YTD 2017) Afghanistan: 21 (14) last case 11/06/18 Pakistan: 12 – (8) last case 12/31/18 Nigeria: 0 (0) – Last Case of Polio in Africa: 08/20/2016 We are “This Close” but have a lot of work to do. GPEI is doing a much better job in environmental surveillance; finding the wild polio virus much faster and responding with vaccines in those areas in a faster manner. #CountdownToHistory #Rotary #EndPolioNow #PolioPlus #DropToZero #WGMeal #RotaryBeTheInspiration http://bit.ly/2eq5kLT

GPEI-This Week
NA: Onset of paralysis in most recent case is prior to 2017. Figures exclude non-AFP sources. In 2018, cVDPV includes all three serotypes 1, 2 and 3.
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Automated post from Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group (RAG) – http://bit.ly/2cY37pC
January 24, 2019 at 11:48AM

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